• Robert and Evan Gilbert of Miami, FL

    Like Father like Son: Standing in Solidarity

    "Many of us feel that solidarity back home in our community. And our hope and prayer is that by being Israel now, and going back and sharing our experiences with others from our community, more
    By Chen Mor on 31 Jul 2014 / 4 Av 5774
  • איש הברזל מניו יורק, יהונתן גולדסמיט

    The Iron Man from New York Runs with the Hebrew Language

    Meeting Jonathan Goldsmith from New York is a real privilege. Meet a man who seems to have no physical limitations ─ and it’s hard to believe anyone could possibly have such a large heart.
    By נתן רועי on 31 Jul 2014 / 4 Av 5774
  • תשובת החיילים

    “Wings of the Dove” Leader, Abba Tagenia, Runs a Volunteer Project for the Soldiers

    Boys and girls from the “Wings of the Dove” Aliyah at the Mevaseret Zion absorption center near Jerusalem sent their blessings and packages to the IDF soldiers at the front.
    By נתן רועי on 31 Jul 2014 / 4 Av 5774
  • Fighting for our existence also makes us remember that nothing is taken for granted.

    Living in a Gloomy Fantasy: A Wartime Diary

    "Oh how I wish we were a normal country! I would love to just be thinking now of what crib to buy and what to serve at the Brit Milah (circumcision) ceremony, but it's not like that, and we
    By Jewish Agency on 30 Jul 2014 / 3 Av 5774
  • זוכה עיטור העוז בקרב בינת ג'בל אביחי יעקב מחטיבת גולני מבקר פצוע מנגמש המוות בס'געייה במבצע צוק איתן

    Lone Soldiers Embraced By Golani Heroes

    The heroes of the Second Lebanon War, from the battle in Bint Jbeil, responded to a joint initiative led by The Jewish Agency and the World Zionist Organization. They came together and embraced
    By נתן רועי on 30 Jul 2014 / 3 Av 5774
  • Chairman Natan Sharansky, Jerusalem 2014.

    Adiós, Mexico; Shalom, Israel: Hundreds of Jewish Leaders Cancel Gathering Set to Take Place in Mexico, Will Instead Meet in Southern Israel as Expression of Solidarity

    The Jewish Agency for Israel's Board of Governors, comprised of hundreds of Jewish communal and organizational leaders from around the world, will hold its October meetings in southern Israel
    By Jewish Agency on 30 Jul 2014 / 3 Av 5774
  • מנהל מרכז הקליטה נורית בבאר שבע אשר ועקנין (במרכז ) עם בנו גיא ועקנין שהוא נגד בקו האש ויו"ר ארגון העובדים של הסוכנות וההסתדרות הציונית העולמית חנן מור

    Asher Vaknin: Fighting for Home

    Asher Vaknin, Director of the Nurit Absorption Center in Beersheva, is the father of two soldiers who currently serving in Gaza.
    By נתן רועי on 30 Jul 2014 / 3 Av 5774
  • ילדה קטנטנה גדולה

    Facing Fear in Southern Israel

    Ravit Elia-Leib, Director of Social Services-Southern Region for the Unit for Aliyah, Absorption, and Special Operations, writes from the South: How her daughter met fear,
    By on 29 Jul 2014 / 2 Av 5774
  • "It's very important for the children to have this day outside of the South," said Youth Futures director for El-Kassum, Suheir Abukrinat.

    Respite for Children from the Bedouin village of El-Kassum

    The Jewish Agency brought 80 children today from the Bedouin Village of El-Kassum for a day of respite, outside the range of most rockets from Gaza, at the Kiftzuba amusement park near Jerusalem.
    By Jewish Agency on 28 Jul 2014 / 1 Av 5774
  • . Participants hail from universities such as Johns Hopkins, Carnegie Mellon, and Oxford, and companies such as Siemens and Facebook.

    Coding the Next Iron Dome?

    A group of young 20-somethings stand in a Soho-like loft space in a tech incubator (SOSA) in South Tel Aviv, presenting the future of traffic to a panel of the Start Up Nation’s leading lights. The
    By Sara K. Eisen on 25 Jul 2014 / 27 Tamuz 5774